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Technical Project Delivery Manager

We are looking for an onsite Technical Project Delivery Manager for an Oil and Gas site based in Southern Iraq. This position serves as a member of the local Middle East management team and is responsible for a new Aruba-based network role out as primary responsibility and uses all resources within the local team to provide ongoing support to a newly installed and commissioned local distribution network. The role is ensuring quality support, liaising with international teams and local end-customers, and executing projects. 

This role requires coordination between international, local and internal stakeholders, customer end-users, and other internal department managers. 


  • Support the facility implementation of new network hardware across all selected sites, liaising with the Project Design team, Talia install teams, and Customer representatives to ensure a smooth transition.
  • Review and manage in-region design conformity, cost and feasibility. 
  • Manage roll-out and introduce component audit program to ensure ongoing design and quality compliance.
  • Keep updated info on technical products.
  • Work with key stakeholders to adapt, roll out and then ongoing audit the new network program.
  • Offer creative solutions to the Project lead teams and consult end users on various aspects of the project. 
  • Lead a technical discussion with end-user and sub-contractors and reach conclusion on the solution offered
  • Review any quotes before submittal to the client
  • Present offer + project timeline to the program manager and end-user
  • Validate PO and lead shop drawing approval process
  • Attend Technical approval meetings 
  • Coordinate among internal and external stakeholders
  • Clarify all technical questions and offer solutions after consulting the program lead. 
  • Consult and seek clarifications when necessary
  • Attend project progress meetings with Customers
  • Manage calls with Demand planners
  • Provide Project Status Reporting
  • Coordinate the installation with local teams
  • Solve unforeseen situations and snags
  • Follow up on installation, testing, commissioning and handover
  • Work closely with other team members and develop:
  • Training where necessary
  • Monthly SLA report
  • Technical review meetings 
  • Rolling Forecast
  • Monthly Activities Tracking Sheet
  • Snag and risk register management
  • Build competencies with customer teams


Must be at least a Graduate; preference for:

  • Minimum 10 years experience, preferred in network implementation and support 
  • Cisco or Aruba network distribution equipment familiarity 
  • CCNP as a minimum
  • Good communication skills, written and oral.
  • English proficiency and Arabic a plus.
  • Must be able to present solutions and solve problems confidently
  • Excellent Microsoft suite skills
  • Previous experience in the Middle East
  • Must have a good knowledge of Oil and Gas work/industry
  • Must have a very good understanding of HSE and Security in Oil and Gas environments 
  • Must understand interdependencies and integration distribution network hardware
  • Industry Vocabulary
  • Planning and organization skills
  • Time management skills
  • Problem-solving ability
  • Self-starter. You like to understand the expected outcome, get the context, and then work to get it done.

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